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Obamacare Fines Rising in 2015, IRS Prepares to Collect

Insurance scofflaws face a sharp increase if they don’t get covered soon (Fox News) – Don’t have health insurance? Get ready to pay up. The ObamaCare-mandated fines for not having insurance are rising in 2015 — and for the first time, will be collected by the Internal Revenue Service. The individual requirement to buy health …

January 1, 2015, 9:35 am ·
Jeb Bush

2016: Jeb Resigns From All Boards

(Washington Post) – Former Florida governor Jeb Bush, moving closer to a possible presidential run, has resigned all of his corporate and nonprofit board memberships, including with his own education foundation, his office said late Wednesday night. He also resigned as a paid adviser to a for-profit education company that sells online courses to public …

January 1, 2015, 9:30 am ·
Bradley Michaels

Veteran and His Wife Were Convinced He Had ALS. The VA? They Refused to Even Test Him. Last Week, Tragedy Struck.

(The Blaze) – Bradley Michels, 47, of Texas gave 10 years of his life to his country. But when he needed his country the most, his wife says, they wouldn’t even give him the time of day. In fact Bradley, from the East Texas town of Frankston, served in the Air Force from 1986 to …

January 1, 2015, 9:25 am ·
ISIS

ISIS Winning Battle for Islamic Radicals’ Minds?

Terror group called ‘new, hot’ entity (NBC News) – Despite recent battlefield setbacks in Iraq and Syria, ISIS is gaining influence among small jihadist groups in North Africa and South Asia, raising concerns that its use of extreme tactics like mass executions and beheadings could spread to new arenas, U.S. officials and counterterrorism experts tell …

January 1, 2015, 9:20 am ·
Police

Police Beaten And Shot At In Three Major U.S. Cities

(TPNN) - The anti-police sentiment is growing throughout the country with many people making good on threats heard nationwide to kill more police officers. A manhunt is still underway in Los Angeles for one of two suspects who fired upon a police officer as he was driving in his marked patrol car. On Tuesday, three other …

January 1, 2015, 8:51 am ·
cuba_arrests

Obama Administration Stung By Cuban Crackdown On Dissidents

(Washington Times) - The Obama administration has responded harshly to the Cuban government’s arrest this week of political dissidents planning a protest in downtown Havana, casting an uncomfortable shadow over the historic detente announced just weeks before between the U.S. and the Castro regime. The State Department late Tuesday night “strongly condemn[ed] the Cuban government’s continued …

January 1, 2015, 8:40 am ·
mike_pence

Bill Would Allow Gov. Pence To Run For Re-election And President

(Washington Examiner) - New legislation in Indiana would pave the way for Gov. Mike Pence to run for both governor and president in 2016. A bill by Republican State Sen. Mike Delph would allow any state official to run for re-election and seek a federal office simultaneously, the Indianapolis Star reported Wednesday. “I think it’s good …

January 1, 2015, 8:30 am ·
obamacare

Obamacare Employer Mandate Kicks In January 1

(Washington Times) - Obamacare’s insurance mandate on employers will quietly take effect for large companies Thursday, one year later than planned after a pair of unilateral delays fed into Republican claims the White House plays fast and loose with the implementation of its signature law. Starting in 2015, companies with 100 or more workers have to …

January 1, 2015, 8:26 am ·
Barack Obama

Poll: Democrats Very Pessimistic About Prospects in 2015

(Newsmax) - Democrats aren’t feeling as excited over the upcoming new year as they were this time last year, a new Pew Research Center poll shows. Last year, when Democrats were still in control of the Senate, 81 percent of the party’s members said they expected 2014 to be better than 2013, reports The Washington Post. …

January 1, 2015, 8:15 am ·
keystone_pipeline

House To Hold Keystone Pipeline Vote In January

(Washington Examiner) - The House will hold a vote on authorizing the Keystone XL pipeline in the first two weeks of session next month, a GOP leadership aide confirmed with the Washington Examiner. The bill will likely pass the House by a sizable margin. The Senate also plans to hold a vote in January, and has a …

January 1, 2015, 8:12 am ·
federal reserve bank

Congress Poised In 2015 To Order Audit Of Federal Reserve Long Sought By Ron Paul

(Washington Times) - After years of being blocked by Democratic leader Harry Reid, the Senate will finally get a chance next year to vote on legislation to force a broad audit of the Federal Reserve’s decision-making. Once championed in Congress by former Rep. Ron Paul, the push to force the country’s central bank to undergo a …

January 1, 2015, 8:09 am ·
Obama Arrogant

Times of London: Obama Outreach to Iran Could Be ‘Single Most Reckless Act of 2015′

(Newsmax) - President Barack Obama’s hope to turn Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani “into a friendly ally in the fight against Islamic State” could lead him to undertake “the single most reckless act of 2015″ and cut a bad nuclear weapons deal with Teheran, The Times of London editorialized on January 1. The newspaper agreed that “a …

January 1, 2015, 8:00 am ·
Marco Rubio

Rubio: Congress Will Have Veto-Proof Majority For Iran Sanctions

(Washington Examiner) - New Iran sanctions are coming, says Sen. Marco Rubio. The Florida Republican has high expectations for the upcoming GOP-controlled Senate, hoping it passes Iran sanctions and approving the Keystone XL pipeline. “I think we’ll have a supermajority, a veto-proof majority, to impose additional sanctions on Iran and to require the administration to come …

January 1, 2015, 7:57 am ·
boston marathon bombing

Judge Rules That Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Will Begin Monday

(Christian Science Monitor) - A federal judge on Wednesday ruled that the trial of the accused Boston Marathon bomber will begin next week as planned, and it will take place in Boston. On New Year’s Eve, Judge George O’Toole denied motions by lawyers forDzhokhar Tsarnaev to change the venue and to delay the start of the …

January 1, 2015, 7:51 am ·
Congress

Republicans To Push Ahead On New Math For US Taxes, Budget

(Newsmax) - As Republicans assume control of the entire U.S. Congress in the new year, they are expected to push a controversial change to use more macroeconomic projections in determining the impact of tax and budget legislation on the federal deficit. Republican advocates say wider use of “dynamic scoring” would make fiscal analysis better reflect what …

January 1, 2015, 7:45 am ·
NYC Protest

Anti-Cop Protesters Fail To Disrupt New Years Eve In Times Square

(Breitbart) - Anti-police protesters in New York City hoping to disrupt the annual New Year’s Eve ball drop in Times Square didn’t quite make it that far Wednesday night. The demonstrators marched from Union Square to 38th and Broadway, where they were prohibited from going any further uptown towards the celebration when the clock struck 12. …

January 1, 2015, 7:31 am ·
gilda reed and son

Former Democrat Campaign Rival’s Son Tipped Blogger About Scalise Speech

(Newsmax) - The campaign manager of a Democrat who challenged U.S. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana tipped off a blogger that the Republican lawmaker had spoken to a white supremacist group in 2002. However, Democrat Gilda Reed did not expose the meeting during the 2008 special election for the House seat because she believed …

January 1, 2015, 6:52 am ·
Obama failure

The Biggest Liberal Fails Of 2014

(Daily Caller) - Want to get your New Year started off right? Let’s recap 2014′s biggest blunders from the left. (Why only seven? Our time is limited.) 7. The child migrant crisis at the border. The Obama administration floated an amnesty for young illegal immigrants, preventing the removal of people who would have benefited from the …

January 1, 2015, 6:40 am ·
Steve Scalise

First House Dem Calls For Scalise To Resign From GOP Leadership

(The Hill) - Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-N.Y.) wants House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) to resign from leadership after he admitted speaking to a white supremacist group in 2002. The freshman New York lawmaker is the first Democratic representative to call for Scalise’s resignation from leadership outright. “It is beyond offensive that a member of …

January 1, 2015, 6:28 am ·